Testing at the Center
Most sleep studies are generaly performed overnight, depending on what type of study your doctor requests, you may be required to undergo testing during the daytime hours. For overnight testing, you will need to arrive at the sleep center at 8 PM and will remain overnight until between 6-7 AM the following morning. This is considered an outpatient procedure even though you will be in the facility overnight.
In certain situations, sleep studies will be conducted during the daytime. It may be a continuation of an overnight study into the following day or a daytime recording to accommodate night shift workers. For daytime testing you will need to arrive at the center at 8 AM and will remain until 5-6 PM in the evening.